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Augustus Wollaston Franks

Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks KCB FRS FSA was an English antiquary and museum administrator. Franks was described by Marjorie Caygill, historian of the British Museum, as "arguably the most important collector in the history of the British Museum, and one of the greatest collectors of his age"... Read More

Born20 March 1826
Geneva
Died21 May 1897 (aged 71)
OccupationMuseum administrator

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british museum. dept. of prints and drawings
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franks, augustus wollaston, sir, 1826-1897
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howe, e. r. j. gambier (edward russell james gambier)
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